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Baby Maker - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

317 Ratings
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Ratings: 317
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11.24%
Wants: 69
Gots: 81 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Euro Strong Lager |  14.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

This "Lager Wine" aged for nine months in bourbon barrels previously used for Framinghammer.

(Beer added by: Resuin on 10-17-2013)
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Photo of jdhilt
4.4/5  rDev +5.3%

Pours a two finger white head that fades slowly leaving some lace. Hazy amber color. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Bourbon nose and flavor is bourbon, very smooth sweet dark fruit, hints of the high ABV. Decent barleywine. Pricey at $14.99 for a 500ml bottle from Julio's Liquors Westborough, Ma.

Photo of dannyhead
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of campfirebrew
4.28/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of ThePorterSorter
3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of drmcleod10
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of -NESTO-
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of hudsonheat
3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of Kramerbarthomer
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of WesFoxlove
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of bourassa23
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of aslamm75
4.2/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of frenchblood21
4.63/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into KBS goblet. Date of review is 8/13/14.

Appearance- Gives me a first impression of a peach mead. Honey is the color that pops in my mind. A beautiful white head was present for a few seconds, but it's gone now.

Smell- Smells an awful lot like a barleywine. I get strong flavors of fig, apricot and white cherries. Maybe just a hint of bourbon and vanilla, but the fruit steal the show.

Taste- WOW! It takes a lot to take my breath away from beer, but this is outstanding. Bourbon is the most forward ingredient and it's so super smooth. After the initial bourbon rush, I get tropical fruits. Pineapple, banana and mango. A hint of prunes and figs in the back.

Mouthfeel- This beer wants to be hot, but it's just too smooth. 14% ABV is not present and that's an amazing accomplishment. Hops are present, but not in the way of the other flavors at all.

Overall- I wanted to try this beer, but was not super pumped about it...man was I wrong. Fantastic in every way. I will be trading for this again.

Photo of thufflife
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of JAHMUR
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of jlindros
4.23/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Split with rudzud and threelions,

Small fizzy barely head, crystal clear tan almost toasty brown.

Nose big aged candy malts, caramel, toffee like, done perfumey alcohol, little fig and candied apricot like fruity aromas. Little vanilla barrel, lots of maple, little ethanol.

Taste big sweet candy, toffee and caramel, syrupy thick like maple syrup, candy etc. Tons of vanilla barrel, maple vanilla cream barrel. Then booze, perfumey alcohol and tingly booze. Little nutty note, fruity candied stone fruit, etc. Sticky syrupy finish, lots of alcohol, perfumey alcohol, sweet syrupy candy, etc.

Mouth is a bit heavier bod, syrupy, lots of hot booze, decent but lighter carb.

Overall ok, interesting nice beer but quite boozy.

Photo of dphillips
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of rudzud
4.23/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Split with JLindros.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice crystal clear copper hue with a nice head that faded to leave light sudsy halo.

S - Aromas of caramel, alcohol, vanilla, barrel, toffee. Loads of booze.

T - Taste is barrel galore, vanilla, bourbon, booze, caramel, toffee, quite boozy.The beer heeled better with more sips.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, a sipper for sure and quite boozy.

O - Overall this beer was incredibly boozy but tasty. Will age nicely.

Photo of ChrisMyhre
4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of TheSamKuehn
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of ChipChaight
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of mikeincharleston
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of Big_Dave
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of MacQ32
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of ccurrid
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of aubzachsyd
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Baby Maker from Jack's Abby Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 317 ratings.